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How a Peruvian mountain trip took one eye specialist to the Australian outback

By Holly Brambley | Posted 03/06/21

From the time when Professor Fred Hollows himself was working to restore sight to remote outback communities in western NSW, a connection to the Outback Eye Service was formed and, today, that partnership lives through the work of Senior Orthoptist Ben Whitham.

How we are investing in the world's eye health workforce

By Ryan Hamilton | Posted 28/05/21

There is a critical shortage of eye health workers globally. And there are 43.3 million people living with blindness right now. This number is expected to grow to 61 million by 2050. Building the global eye health workforce is instrumental in ending avoidable blindness.

The Foundation's response to COVID-19: A panel discussion with global eye health heroes

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 19/05/21

On May 13 2021, The Fred Hollows Foundation hosted a virtual panel discussion on our efforts to restore sight during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our expert international panel answered questions on how COVID-19 has impacted The Foundation’s programs and resources.

Importance of restoring sight: beyond eye health

By Brandon Ah Tong | Posted 13/05/21

The impact of restoring sight and treating avoidable blindness and vision loss extends beyond eye health. Improving eye health is a human development issue; education, work opportunities, and quality of life are directly related to eye health.

From kangaroo tails to patient's eyes: The story of Cathy's nursing dream

By Holly Brambley | Posted 12/05/21

Becoming a nurse was always Cathy's dream and it eventually took her to working as a nurse in remote communities.

What is In-Memory Giving?

By Tessa Bell | Posted 11/05/21

In-memory giving is a generous way to honour a loved one passing away, where you make a donation to a charity in their memory. In-memory giving is increasingly popular. In this article, you’ll find all the information you need to make a donation in-memory of your loved one.

Postcard from Kenya: Restoring sight to the most vulnerable

By Mark Maina | Posted 05/05/21

Restoring sight in Kenya goes beyond good eye health. In fact it is life-changing and at times life-saving, because life is hard for people who are living with blindness in Kenya. Read on for more.

Indigenous Voice to Parliament key to accelerating social justice reform

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 03/05/21

The Fred Hollows Foundation, ANTaR National, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, the Diversity Council Australia and Associate Professor Kris Rallah-Baker are calling for the government to commit to a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice to Parliament.

Philanthropy can stop preventable blindness that’s costing billions

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 30/04/21

A new Lancet Global Health report has found that preventable vision loss and blindness cost the global economy $530 billion in 2020 due to lost employment. This shows that the impact of restoring sight goes beyond eye health.

Climate emergency declared by Global Sight Alliance

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 22/04/21

The Fred Hollows Foundation today joined a global call to improve environmental sustainability in eye health. Read on to discover more.

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